"The libertarian in me thinks this is all natural.
If a group of people all have their own things, respect each other's lives and property, and deal with each other directly and voluntarily, things will proceed as you might imagine them.
"A lot of people drown their worries via ... some other mind-numbing false reality.
An old hymn asks, "why worry when you can pray? trust Jesus to show the way. Don't be a doubting Thomas. Rest fully on His promise. Why worry, worry,…"
"They had that in Ron Paul. You see how that ended up.
I think the Republicans operate on the theory at as soon as anybody reaches a certain age, they magically turn Republican unless they're clinically insane. I don't think this is going…"
"I don't think any debate sways anybody. The way they are conducted anymore is not conducive to persuasion. When you go into an arena to see a boxing match, you don't want to be convinced of anything. You just want to see your guy…"
"#3, big time. I've had liberal friends who are raving about how this is the end of Romney. I wonder if they think conservatives are just going to stay home just to teach him a thing or two about manners?"
"All of the bigshots running google are left-wing. They also do little lefty stuff all the time, like refuse to list guns in their shopping section. They've been accused to showing bias in their newsfeed, as well."
"I think Romney really screwed up here. Not because he comes off as an elitist, but because he seems to assume that a certain tax bracket will never vote for him, which is a huge mistake (and entirely untrue).
Most red states are lower income, thus…"
Which fictional character inspires you? And Why?Hannibal Lector's intelligence and the things like keeping his heartbeat at a steady beat whenever, and his capability of literally becoming immersed within his own mind that the commotions around him are seemingly not there.See More
"Best investment: New Holland Tractor with a bucket loader - paid for itself many many times over; followed closely with following the advice to put as much as possible into 401k. Started with 10%, then pared it down over the years to employer match…"
"Beware the "Silence Meter" that you develop when the kids come along. You get used to the noise, and the absence of noise is an indicator of an impending issue. One day when my internal noise meter went off, I asked the wife where the…"
"I've done some research on this subject and it seems the culprit is carbs: mainly wheat and sugar. A diet of protein, fruits, Veggies and nuts/seeds along with weightlifting and some cardio is the ticket to getting rid of abdominal fat. Dude,…"
I've known gay guys who were slobs, dressed horribly and brutish in manner, and very girly guys who were downright straight perverts when you got to know them.
There are lots who fit the stereotypes as well, enough to generate it…"